25 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L8 to L12

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who has:

  • the ability to sustain and develop the Christian Vision and Values of the school.
  • is an outstanding, reflective classroom practitioner with high expectations of learning and behaviour.
  • the desire to manage change in a positive, thoughtful and sensitive manner.
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the passion, vision and enthusiasm to motivate and inspire children, staff, governors, parents and the wider community.
  • the ability to recognise and fully develop the skills of children and staff.
  • a passion for children’s learning and progress through effective, inclusive education.

Our children are looking for someone who:

  • is a loving, kind and calm teacher.
  • is firm but fair.
  • is a good listener.
  • is confident and well organised.
  • is funny and makes all learning fun.
  • shares our values.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • happy, well behaved children who are eager to learn.
  • a strong and caring school community, underpinned by our Christian ethos, in which all are respected.
  • an enriched curriculum that supports the development of the whole child.
  • confident, motivated and enthusiastic children, with good behaviour.
  • a team of talented, highly professional, caring and dedicated staff.
  • effective and committed Governors.
  • excellent opportunities for continuing professional development.

Further details about the role

Deputy Head Teacher

Salary: L8 to L12

Start date: 1st September 2024

Full Time: Permanent Contract, classroom based, year group to be arranged.

Growing in Faith, Hope and Love

Due to the promotion of the existing Deputy Head Teacher, the children, staff and governing body of this popular and successful school wish to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated, caring and innovative professional to the position of Deputy Head Teacher from September 2024. The successful candidate will work alongside our Head Teacher, to provide support for the vision of the school, our strategic direction and leadership in order to build on our many strengths and to support and lead our school in the future.

The person appointed will carry out duties as detailed in the job description provided. The selection criteria will be through:

  • Application form
  • Letter of application
  • Interview
  • School-based tasks and observation.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting our Office Manager, Jeanette Lyon on 01204 332606.

The information pack is attached to download. If you think you have the experience and knowledge to fulfil the role then please submit an application to Sam Tremblen, HR Lead for Schools and Childrens Services, Bolton Council at sam.tremblen@bolton.gov.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 10:00am Shortlisting: Wednesday 15th May 2024 Observation Dates: Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st or Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Assessment Tasks: Thursday 23rd May 2024

Interviews: Friday 24th May 2024

Equal Opportunities statement: An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

St Andrew’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sam.tremblen@bolton.gov.uk

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About St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Over Hulton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01204 332606

Arranging a visit to St Andrew's CofE Primary School, Over Hulton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@standrewsoh.bolton.sch.uk.

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